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Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

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Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

Hello,

I'm planning a trip to SF on July, and I'll buy the America The Beautiful Pass cuz I'll go other national parks.

now I'm wondering how to use the pass to Alcatraz Island?

I realized the pass doesn't cover ferry ticket.

So does anyone know how to make a reservation with the pass? and how to buy the ferry ticket without whole package?

thanks to you in advance.

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1. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

there is one site to purchase the ticket www.alcatrazcruises.com and that is the direct vendor site. Did you miss that in the top questions listed on the right side of this page. May I suggest you look at those to help you plan a great vacation in SF

there is no additional charge to see Alcatraz for anyone just the price of that ticket which covers everything -- there is no whole package just one ticket at alcatrazcruises.com

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2. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

If you swim, the pass may get you in. I have one of the passes.

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3. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

Sutter How many times have you done that swim back and forth ? LOL

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4. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

I do know someone who swam the Alcatraz marathon years ago.

Edited: 20 February 2014, 14:01
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5. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

They are a better and of course more more more fit person that I am. Amazing.

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6. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

The America the Beautiful pass can be used at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (otherwise it's $5 per person.) nps.gov/safr/index.htm

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7. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

The cost of the ticket is primarily the price of the ferry -- which is not covered by the pass. I understand if someone chooses not to do the audio tour that they are refunded $8 when they get to the island. So perhaps with this pass they will refund the $8 and still give you the audio.

It's worth asking.

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8. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

Thanks to all replies :)

I'd already checked t www.alcatrazcruises.com before I asked, actually.

but since I read " there is no entrance fee to visit Alcatraz the America the Beautiful passes" on nps website: nps.gov/alca/…feesandreservations.htm

I wonder if there's other way to visit Alcatraz to pass holder, instead of joining the official tour. :P

now I realize that I still have to book the tour.

I am so shame at being keen on gaining petty advantages...

to swim to the island is impossible to me, but it's a great idea!! :D

I'll try to ask for any refund.

really appreciate to all of you. :)

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9. Re: Using America The Beautiful Pass to Alcatraz Island?

Not a problem to ask about discounts! I feel more foolish if I have an option to get a discount with a pass or membership and then I forget to ask for it.

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